Acclaimed movie about child abuse in Boston opens in NZ this week

Journalism, the Catholic Church, and victims of sexual abuse will feature at this year’s Oscars, thanks to best film nominee Spotlight.

It’s the story about the newspaper investigation that uncovered widespread child abuse within the Catholic Church opens in New Zealand on Thursday.

Spotlight is the name of the Pulitzer Prize-winning team of journalists from the Boston Globe that broke the story of child abuse being carried out, and systematically covered up, by the Catholic Church. Continue reading

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